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Carmel Dunleavy checks her hair after having it styled in Haircraft Hair & Beauty salon on the High Rd in Letterkenny, Co Donegal. Photograph: Joe Dunne

At Haircraft Hair and Beauty in Letterkenny, Co Donegal, social distancing is being strictly enforced. “I want to hug you,” one returning customer ex(...)

A view of the race run in front of an empty stand at Naas on March 23rd. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Media rights and the potential reopening in July of betting shops in Britain are emerging as key factors in the survival of Ireland’s 26 racetracks du(...)

Fairyhouse’s Easter meeting has been cancelled but the Boylesports Irish Grand National will be held at some stage when racing resumes. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The organisation that represents Ireland’s 26 racetracks has said it doesn’t envisage any of them closing in the short-term due to the Covid-19 pandem(...)

Davy Russell had to stand himself down during Sunday’s action at Punchestown when feeling unwell. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Free Wifi is expected to be available at all Irish tracks in 2020 although Laytown’s famous beach fixture could prove an exception. Ireland’s 26 race(...)

Ireland’s on-course bookmakers have said they can no longer guarantee a service on the country’s racetracks. The Irish National Professional Bookmak(...)

Ireland’s racecourse body is in talks with bookmakers to try and reverse the slide in on-track betting but concede it is very difficult to see what ca(...)

Horse Racing Ireland (HRI) has stressed there is no question of Irish racing playing second-fiddle when coverage of the sport switches to the Racing U(...)

Davy Russell on board Apple’s Jade (left) and Robbie Power on board Supasundae at Leopardstown over Christmas. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Disquiet at the prospect of the Racing UK channel taking over the broadcasting of Irish racing next year has led to a call for the matter to be referr(...)

Photograph: Russell Pritchard/Inpho/Presseye

Ryanair boss Michael O’Leary has said the switch of live racing pictures from the At The Races channel to Racing UK next year is a “retrograde” step w(...)

The Digital Hub is the largest cluster of technology, digital media and internet companies in Ireland.

Hundreds of companies have passed through the doors of Dublin’s Digital Hub since it was established in 2003, with household names such as Amazon and (...)

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